Jim Garrels

Jim Garrels

Jim was introduced to Nantucket in 2005 when he attended the wedding of two great friends from New York who were married by Laotian monks in a family house in Wauwinet. While he continued to visit regularly, it took almost five years to make the island his home.

After practicing real estate in Manhattan, Jim moved to Austin, Texas to branch out into hospitality management, which he did until 2010 when Nantucket called him back to the East Coast. Jim is an avid reader, writer, and runner who is always looking forward to his next race. On Nantucket, he particularly enjoys all of the things he wasn’t able to do in New York and Austin: surfing at Madaket, scalloping on the first morning of the season, sunsets and sunrises at Cisco with his wife, Tessa. More than any of these, Jim’s favorite thing to do on Nantucket is to show off the island to visiting guests.

Recent Sales

5 beds
3.1 beds
Town

20 York Street

$2,995,000

7 beds
7.1 beds
Sconset

23 Morey Lane

$12,995,000

5 beds
6.1 beds
Shimmo

28 Shimmo Pond Road

$15,950,000

4 beds
3.0 beds
Town

157 Main Street

$3,495,000

3 beds
2.0 beds
Madaket

36 Tennessee Avenue

$4,495,000

5 beds
5.1 beds
Cisco

196 Hummock Pond Road

$10,500,000

3 beds
2.0 beds
Quidnet

36C Sesachacha Road

$3,795,000

12 beds
10.1 beds
Sconset

1 Ocean Avenue, 5 Ocean Avenue, & 6 Grand Avenue

$29,500,000

4 beds
4.1 beds
Naushop

3 Goldfinch Drive

$2,995,000

7 beds
4.1 beds
Sconset

14 & 16 Coffin Street

$11,750,000

7 beds
7.1 beds
Shimmo

42 Shimmo Pond Road

$28,000,000

4 beds
1.0 beds
972 sf beds
Sconset

10 Center Street

$1,795,000

4 beds
3.1 beds
West of Town

5 Maxey Pond Road

$6,895,000

5 beds
4.1 beds
West of Town

49A Madaket Road

$4,495,000

3 beds
1.0 beds
Town

3 & 3B Wyers Way

$4,500,000

5 beds
5.0 beds
Sconset

17 Burnell Street

$5,950,000

3 beds
3.0 beds
Sconset

12 West Sankaty Road

$2,150,000

2 beds
1.1 beds
828 sf beds
Cliff

12 Derrymore Road

$3,299,000

4 beds
2.0 beds
Wauwinet

137 Wauwinet Road

$4,495,000